Business View Caribbean | Volume 8, Issue 11

15 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN VOLUME 8, ISSUE 11 Minister Young Participates in a Virtual Panel Discussion for a Side Event of Cop26 - “Commonwealth Collaboration to Accelerate Methane Reductions in the Petroleum Sector” T he Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, the Honourable Stuart R. Young M.P., participated in a virtual panel discussion for a side event of COP26- titled, Commonwealth Collaboration to Accelerate Methane Reductions in the Petroleum Sector on 8th November 2021. The 26th UN Climate Change Conference of GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND ENERGY INDUSTRIES the Parties (COP26) was hosted by the UK in Glasgow from 31st October – 12th November 2021, and sought to bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The COP26 Commonwealth Pavilion is a critical dialogue and steppingstone for Commonwealth countries and partners to enable acceleration of national methane emissions reduction; explore areas where greater support and cooperation is needed and identify opportunities for collaboration. OPENING L INES